Saturday, October 29, 2011 –  At least one civilian Afghan was killed and 7 others including five Afghan national police forces were killed after a female suicide bomber detonated her explosives near the Afghan National Directorate for Security building in eastern Kunar province on Saturday.

The incident took place around 11:00 am local time in Asadabad district, center of eastern Kunar province.

According to an Afghan security official speaking on a condition of anonymity said, at least two female suicide bombers were involved in today’s bombing, out of which one of them managed to detonate her explosives and the other one managed to escape the scene.

The source further added, at least one Afghan civilian labor who was working near the building was killed and 7 others including 5 police forces were injured.

He also said, Afghan security forces have started a search operation to find the other female suicide bomber.

No group including the Taliban militants have so far claimed responsibility behind the incident.

Today’s suicide bomb attack is considered to be the second female suicide bombing following another suicide bomb attack which was carried out in Shegil district, a year ago.